Meet the Moms on the Front Lines of the Latest Reading Wars

Apr 24, 2019 by

Parents call for systematic approach

By Stephen Sawchuk –

Research on how kids learn to read has not always penetrated the teaching profession, though that’s generally no fault of the teachers. It’s because approaches to reading based on the mechanics of language don’t appear to be consistently taught in teacher-preparation programs or in early reading professional-development opportunities.

While this has been a longstanding problem, it’s entered the national agenda again.

But there’s one thing that’s changed since the last skirmish in the reading wars: social media.

Source: Meet the Moms on the Front Lines of the Latest Reading Wars – Education Week

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